The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at wevl.org. In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at tim@wevl.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Paper Moon

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Paper Moon" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, November 8, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Me And Brother Bill

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Me And Brother Bill" by Louis Armstrong.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive" by Johnny Mercer and the Pied Pipers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: My Guy's Come Back

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "My Guy's Come Back" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Liza Morrow on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Comes Love

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Comes Love" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra with Helen Forrest.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: At The Woodchopper's Ball

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "At The Woodchopper's Ball" by Woody Herman and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, November 1, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Ti-Pi-Tin

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ti-Pi-Tin" by the Andrews Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Jumping At The Woodside

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Jumping At The Woodside" by Count Basie and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Playlist For October 30, 2019

The playlist for the October 30, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle - Halloween Special - has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: It's Been So Long

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "It's Been So Long" by Bunny Berigan and His Boys.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line